Research Associate (Postdoc) on Hydrogeodesy
Université du Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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The successful candidate will join a research team of Prof. T. van Dam focused on using geodetic observations to better understand geodynamic and environmental processes.

The candidate will carry out research under the framework of an international collaboration, GlobalCDA (Global Calibration and Data Assimilation ).

The main goal of the project is to advance global-scale hydrological modeling and our understanding of the global freshwater system through model development and calibration and data assimilation.

The research is entering the second phase (three years) of a six-year project.

The successful candidate will perform the following tasks :

  • Develop techniques to use observed GNSS surface displacements to validate the GlobalCDA modelsto invert for water storage
  • Software development to improve existing software
  • Collaborate with the existing GlobalCDA research team
  • Disseminate research results in peer reviewed publications and conference presentations
  • Assist to the extent possible in PhD co-supervision
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    The candidate should possess a , Geophysics, or Geodesy and :

  • Strong program development skills in Python and MATLAB
  • Commitment to developing new knowledge
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to work independently
  • Language Skills : Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required
  • Here’s what awaits you at

  • Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
  • The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 45 industry partners
  • Be part of a multicultural family . At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more
  • Find out more about us!

  • Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 36 Month
  • Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Starting date : January 2022
  • Location : Kirchberg
  • Job Reference : UOL04297
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